3-GWh lithium battery manufacturing facility in South Carolina to make ESS for grid-scale applications

Dec 9, 2022 01:14 PM ET
  • Kontrolmatik Technologies, using its subsidiary Pomega Energy Storage Technologies, means to build a lithium-ion battery factory in Colleton County, South Carolina. The 500,000-sq-ft facility will certainly have an initial production capability of 3 GWh and also create LFP cells for grid-scale energy storage applications. Production is expected to begin in 2024.
3-GWh lithium battery manufacturing facility in South Carolina to make ESS for grid-scale applications
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Pomega Energy Storage Technologies, started as a subsidiary of Turkish firm Kontrolmatik Technologies in 2022, is a supplier and integrator of battery energy storage systems. Along with producing the battery cells at the manufacturing facility in South Carolina, Pomega will certainly also produce as well as assemble turnkey ESS, including the modules, cabinets and other elements that are consisted of in the final containerized options. Pomega's ESS can be collocated with renewable resource setups or can be designed as a standalone system.

" We are very thrilled to find our flagship factory in South Carolina, and also we value the warm welcome we have actually received almost everywhere we've gone throughout the state," claimed Bahadir Yetki, CEO of Kontrolmatik and also Pomega. "South Carolina was very clear in sharing their commitment to drawing in leading worldwide technology as well as manufacturing business to their state, and we are persuaded that we will certainly complete terrific points with the state's support."

Pomega's $279 million investment will certainly develop around 575 new jobs in South Carolina.

" We are elated that Kontrolmatik Technologies has selected Colleton County to find its first U.S. based lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility. A project this size will certainly have a huge effect on our community and our neighborhood economic situation," stated Colleton County Council Chairman Steve Murdaugh. "The work developed by this project will boost the quality of life for our people and also will bring in new homeowners to our community."

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